Meaning of pleuropneumonialike organism

pleu'ro•pneu•mo'nia•like or'ganism

Pronunciation: (ploor'ō-noo-mōn'yu-līk", -mō'nē-u-, -nyoo-, ploor"-), [key]
  1. any antibiotic-resistant mycoplasma causing a form of pneumonia in humans. Abbr.: PPLO
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
See also: